By Public News Service Boycotts Over ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills Could Cost Texas Billions AUSTIN, Texas — The predicted economic backlash against Texas has begun in protest of the state’s new laws that allow discrimination in the name of religious freedom.
Last week, California banned official travel to Texas by state employees in response to a Texas state law allowing foster care and adoption agencies to disqualify LGBTQ families for “sincerely held religious beliefs.” Dozens of other states and groups say they’re also considering economic boycotts.
Dan Quinn, communications director with the Texas Freedom Network, said the sanctions should come as no surprise to the lawmakers who advocate for “religious freedom” bills that discriminate.
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Source:: Texas News Service